Arboriculture Manager

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Salary Band: £35,950 (Recruitment Rate) £37,500 (Confirmed Rate

Employment Type: Full time

Hours Per Week: 37

Region: Merseyside

Location: Unit 405 Century Building, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4BJ

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 27 November 2020

Ref No: 1088

Onward Homes is one of the largest registered providers of social housing in the North West, with 35,000 properties across the region.

We believe that everyone deserves a place to call their own, which is why we’re committed to building 400 new homes each year. We do more than just provide a roof over our customers’ heads, we’re here to make a real difference.

At Onward we’re working towards creating positive spaces, which extends to not only to the communities we serve but to our workplaces being positive spaces that are open, diverse and inclusive. Onward is committed to being a diverse and inclusive organisation in every aspect of our work.

We are looking for an Arboriculture Manager (1 post) to join our Environmental Services Team.

The Arboriculture Manager is responsible for the effective management of trees for Onward in order to ensure Legal and Health and Safety obligations are met.

Responsibilities will include dealing with out of hours enquiries, providing support to development work, managing production of surveys and delivering appropriate reports for tree works, delivering tree management across the Onward geography, providing line management and leadership to a team, keeping up to date with industry best practice and working in partnership with the wider Environmental Services team.

In addition to the this, delivering tree management across the Onward geography for both Onward and external customers, ensuring all requirements, including legal and health & safety, are met. Overseeing tree work programmes as required, ensuring all Onward trees (and/or the responsibility of external customers) are routinely surveyed capturing their condition and any work required.

It is essential to have knowledge and experience of tree surveying, risk assessment, management and administration, a good commercial understanding of budgeting, experience in producing BS 5837 Reports for development, experience in producing works to BS 3998 standard, experience of using GPS / GIS equipment and software effectively. In addition, the successful candidate will have a degree in Arboriculture of Level 5 qualification equivalent and Lantra or equivalent qualifications for tree works.

All posts are recruited to the recruitment salary and movement to the confirmed salary is based on successful completion of a 6 month probation. As well as a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement, we offer a range of benefits for a rewarding career including a health cash plan, pension scheme and personal development.

The base location for this role is the Century Building. However please note that due to Covid-19, we have adapted our working arrangements under government guidelines and Safe Systems of Work. Discussions around the current working arrangements and Safe Systems of Work specific to the role will take place during the interview process. If candidates have any concerns / questions in relation to Covid-19 and the role at any stage of the recruitment and selection process they can contact the HR team on and a member of the HR Team will be in touch.

Closing Date: 27 November 2020

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